Global Freedom of Expression

Vidar Stromme

Director in the Norwegian National Institution for Human Rights. Former lawyer in Lawfirm Schjødt. Former lawyer for Norway’s General Counsel. Civil Affairs and former District Attorney. Vidar works as a litigator in several areas, specializing in Freedom of Speech. He is regularly representing various Norwegian media companies, The Association of editors-in-chief and various NGOs. He has represented Edward Snowden in a case on extradition against the Norwegian state, and litigated the “Rolfsen” case that was awarded Columbia’s prize for the best ruling on Freedom of Speech in 2016.